Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech Prediction

Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech, 12/10/20 College Football Predictions

ACC foes meet on Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. ET when the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets host the Pittsburgh Panthers from Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, GA. Will the Yellow Jackets cover as a home dog or are the Panthers the better play?

Game Snapshot

111 Pittsburgh Panthers (-7) at 112 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (+7); o/u 55

7:00 p.m. ET, December 10, 2020

M.M. Bobby Dodd Stadium, Atlanta, GA


Pittsburgh Panthers Game Notes

Pitt senior QB Kenny Pickett completed 22-of-39 passes for 209 yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions in a 52-17 loss to Clemson on Saturday. Pickett (6'2/220) was simply overmatched against a ferocious Clemson front seven that pressured the senior signal caller relentlessly. It didn't take long for the Tigers to jump on him, as the besieged quarterback threw a staggering three interceptions in the first quarter alone, with CU cashing in all three for points, as the ACC champs took a 31-0 lead before the second quarter even started. The rest of the game was a mere formality, as the Panthers were clearly out of their depth against the vaunted Clemson defense. Pitt closes out the regular season on Thursday, December 10 against Georgia Tech.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Game Notes

Georgia Tech redshirt junior RB Jordan Mason carried the football 21 times for 99 yards in Saturday's 23-13 loss at NC State. Mason (6'1/215), who also caught two passes for eight yards, had a solid day at the office as he averaged 4.7 yards per carry. The redshirt junior running back combined with QB Jeff Sims to account for 38 of the Yellow Jackets' 51 rushing attempts against NC State, with Georgia Tech putting up a solid 261 yards. The team's inability to consistently make plays in the passing game is what did in Geoff Collins' team, which is to be expected when you have a freshman quarterback. In Georgia Tech's last two games Mason has rushed for 204 yards on 42 carries, and he'll look to build on that production Thursday when Pitt visits Atlanta.

Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech Prediction

The road team is 5-2 against the spread in the last seven meetings in this series. The Panthers are also 5-1-1 against the spread in their last seven games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game, are 20-8 against the number in their last 28 games after allowing more than 40 points in their previous contest and are 12-5 at the betting window in their last 17 games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game.

The Yellow Jackets, meanwhile, are 4-10 against the spread in their last 14 home games, are 3-8 against the number in their last 11 games as a home underdog and are 1-7 at the betting window in their last eight games after accumulating more than 200 yards rushing in their previous contest.


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